Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

Transgender Boy Wins Controversial Girls State Title

Transgender Boy Wins Controversial Girls State Title

NEWS | By Kristie Rieken | Feb 25
A 17-year-old transgender boy completed an undefeated season Saturday by winning a controversial Texas state girls wrestling title in an event clouded by criticism.

'Moonlight' Sweeps Spirit Awards; Affleck Wins Best Actor

'Moonlight' Sweeps Spirit Awards; Affleck Wins Best Actor

ENTERTAINMENT | Feb 25
Sunday might be dominated by "La La Land," but Saturday belonged to "Moonlight."

Democrats Elect Perez Party Chairman on Second Ballot

Democrats Elect Perez Party Chairman on Second Ballot

NEWS | By Bill Barrow | Feb 25
Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman on Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman after a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party's electoral failures.

Tony Moran's 'Moodswings'

Tony Moran's 'Moodswings'

NIGHTLIFE | By JC Alvarez | Feb 25
Renowned DJ, remixer and producer releases epic CD that's rhythmically and emotionally all over the musical map.

In Trump's First Speech to Congress, Will Decorum Hold?

In Trump's First Speech to Congress, Will Decorum Hold?

NEWS | By Nancy Benac and Jill Colvin | Feb 25
A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum.

'Moonlight,' 'American Honey' to Vie at Spirit Awards

'Moonlight,' 'American Honey' to Vie at Spirit Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Feb 25
The last three best-feature winners at the Film Independent Spirit Awards have gone on to win best-picture the next day at the Academy Awards, but that streak appears likely to snap this year.

'Hillary's America,' 'Batman v Superman' Top Razzies

'Hillary's America,' 'Batman v Superman' Top Razzies

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsay Bahr | Feb 25
Neither Batman nor Dinesh D'Souza could finagle their way out of a Razzie.

Five Facts About the 89th Annual Academy Awards

Five Facts About the 89th Annual Academy Awards

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sandy Cohen | Feb 25
Five facts about Sunday's 89th Annual Academy Awards.

New York Times to Broadcast 'Truth' Ad During Academy Awards

New York Times to Broadcast 'Truth' Ad During Academy Awards

NEWS | By Mesfin Fekadu | Feb 25
The New York Times will broadcast a commercial called "The Truth Is Hard" during Sunday's Academy Awards, just days after the company and other news organizations were blocked from joining an informal, on-the-record White House press briefing.

Celebrities Launch Pot Brands as California Legalizes Drug

Celebrities Launch Pot Brands as California Legalizes Drug

NEWS | By Paul Elias | Feb 25
Country singer Willie Nelson, the children of the late reggae icon Bob Marley and comedian Whoopi Goldberg are just a few of the growing number of celebrities publicly jumping into the marijuana industry and eyeing the California pot market.


News

Transgender Boy Moves within 1 Win of Girls Texas Title

Transgender Boy Moves within 1 Win of Girls Texas Title

SPORTS | By Kristie Rieken | Feb 25
A 17-year-old transgender boy moved within one match of winning a Texas state girls wrestling title.


Entertainment

 Review :: Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs
Philadelphia, PA

Review :: Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs

MUSIC | By Lewis Whittington | Feb 23
Everybody's favorite gay Scottish actor-activist Alan Cumming brought his Café Carlyle cabaret "Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs" for a one-night only stand in Philadelphia.

 Review :: Trolls

Review :: Trolls

MOVIES | Feb 25
Get ready to glitter and sparkle with this fairy-tale-rave-party featuring the voice talents of Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake.


Business

Doubts Grow Over Stock Market's Trump-Inspired Surge

Doubts Grow Over Stock Market's Trump-Inspired Surge

FINANCE | By Stan Choe and Pan Pylas | Feb 25
U.S. stocks have screamed to records since Election Day, but investors around the world are questioning whether the rally is exhausting itself.


Technology

Lawmakers Renew Push for Drilling in Alaska Wildlife Refuge

Lawmakers Renew Push for Drilling in Alaska Wildlife Refuge

PERSONAL TECH | By Dan Joling | Feb 25
Former U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski in 2001 gave a speech urging colleagues to approve oil drilling in America's largest wildlife refuge. The Alaska Republican held up a blank sheet of paper to illustrate his point.


Finance

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

Famed Hamptons Home Grey Gardens for Sale for $19.95 Million

NATIONAL | Feb 9
Grey Gardens, the Hamptons home once owned by eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is for sale. It was featured in a documentary, HBO movie and Broadway musical.


Cars

GMC Cuts Size and Cost of Acadia Mid-Size SUV for 2017

GMC Cuts Size and Cost of Acadia Mid-Size SUV for 2017

AUTO NEWS | By Ann M. Job | Feb 25
GMC has given the Acadia the biggest makeover in its 10-year history, shrinking the size and the price of its best-selling SUV while making it more fuel efficient and giving it new technology.


Style

Milan Fashion Week: Pucci, Max Mara & More

Milan Fashion Week: Pucci, Max Mara & More

FASHION | By Colleen Barry | Feb 24
Red accents are lighting up the Milan runway, from blood red ensembles to red contrasts in footwear or a simple stripe of color. But not on the lips.